Butler County Times Gazette
  • Orioles' softball season comes to an end

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  • Augusta's softball team twice fought back from big deficits to get close, but couldn't keep up with Mulvane, which won the Class 4A regional championship 10-6 Tuesday in Mulvane.
    The Orioles fell behind after the Wildcats hit a two-run home run in the first, then added a run for a 3-0 in the second inning.
    Augusta scored two runs to cut it to 3-2, but the Wildcats put together a big fifth inning, which included a 3-RBI double that blooped just past the infield, just in front of the outfield and just inside the foul line.
    Down 10-6, Augusta had the bases loaded in the sixth, but couldn't finish the rally.
    The Orioles finish as regional runner-up champions for the second year in a row.
    For a full story, check Thursday's Gazette.
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